Cerebral Palsy

Feb 15, 2020 Issue
Cerebral Palsy: An Overview [Article]

Cerebral palsy is defined as a group of disorders that affects an individual’s movement, posture, and balance due to injury to the developing brain. Treatments for the movement disorders associated with cerebral palsy include intramuscular onabotulinumtoxinA injections, systemic and intrathecal muscle relaxants, selective dorsal rhizotomy, and physical and occupational therapies. Additional complications unrelated to movement are common and need to be managed into adulthood.

Jan 1, 2006 Issue
Cerebral Palsy: An Overview [Article]

The presentation of cerebral palsy can be global mental and physical dysfunction or isolated disturbances in gait, cognition, growth, or sensation. It is the most common childhood physical disability and affects 2 to 2.5 children per 1,000 born in the United States. The differential diagnosis of cer...

Sep 1, 2004 Issue
Neuroimaging Tests for Cerebral Palsy [Practice Guidelines]

The Quality Standards Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology and the Practice Committee of the Child Neurology Society have released a new guideline on neuroimaging tests for cerebral palsy and related disorders.

Mar 1, 2000 Issue
Cervical Cancer [Article]

Cervical cancer is the second most common type of cancer in women worldwide, after breast cancer. A preponderance of evidence supports a causal link between human papillomavirus infection and cervical neoplasia. The presence of high-risk human papillomavirus genital subtypes increases the risk of ma...

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